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Fabric Measurement Conversion


The table below shows conversions between measurements in yardage fraction form, yardage decimal form, inches and centimeters. You may also use the form to convert between these units of measurement. Having a problem with a calculator or have a suggestion? We want to know!





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Yards
(Fraction)
Yards
(Decimal)
Inches Centimeters
1/8 0.125 4 1/2 11.4
1/6 0.17 6 15.2
1/4 0.25 9 22.9
1/3 0.33 12 30.4
3/8 0.375 13 1/2 34.3
1/2 0.5 18 45.7
5/8 0.625 22 1/2 57.2
2/3 0.67 24 61.0
3/4 0.75 27 68.6
5/6 0.83 30 76.2
7/8 0.875 31 1/2 80.0
1 1.0 36 91.4
 
With this form, you may convert between inches, yards in decimal form, yards in fractional form, and centimeters.

Enter a value in any of the four fields below and click on the Calculate button. The values in the other three fields will be calculated for you.

 
inches yards
(decimal form)
yards
(fractional form)
centimeters
 
Calculated to nearest 1/10 inch Calculated to nearest 1/100 yard Calculated and rounded up to nearest 1/8 yard Calculated to nearest 1/10 cm
 
 

This calculator is designed and copyrighted by Quilter's Paradise. It is available free to use strictly for non-commercial, personal purposes only. Quilter's Paradise makes no warranty or representation as to the calculator's quality, performance or accuracy, and, in no event, will be liable for any damages resulting from its use. When calculating the amount of fabric required, the calculators calculate what is needed given the information provided. The user of the calculator is responsibile for determining if they want to add additional "just in case" fabric to the calculation and, if so, how much. The user assumes the entire risk as to the calculator's quality, performance and accuracy.





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